John Cooper papers  1828-1859 (bulk 1828-1842)
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Bibliography

"Hilon Adelbert Parker." Who Was Who in America. Volume 1. Chicago: A. N. Marquis Co., 1943.

Partial Subject Index to Civil War-related items in the Hilon A. Parker family papers:
Absence without leave.
  • [1863 April?], (Hilon A. Parker)
  • 1863 May 31, (Hilon A. Parker)
African-American prisoners of war.
  • 1865 June 8, (Diary)
African-Americans--Contraband.
  • 1863 May 31, (Hilon A. Parker)
  • 1863 June 16, (Hilon A. Parker)
  • 1864 September 8, (Hilon A. Parker)
African-Americans--Employment.
  • 1865 May 7, (Hilon A. Parker)
Appomattox Campaign, 1865.
  • 1865 March 30, (Hilon A. Parker)
Bartholomew, William.
  • 1863 July 26, (Hilon A. Parker)
Beds and bedding.
  • 1863 November 14, (Hilon A. Parker)
Belle Isle (Va.) Military prison.
  • 1863 July 26, (Hilon A. Parker)
  • 1865 June 4, (Hilon A. Parker)
Belmont (Mo.), Battle of, 1861.
  • 1861 November 17, (Harvey M. Parker)
Bounties, Military.
  • 1864 September 13, (Hilon A. Parker)
Bristoe Station, Battle of, 1863.
  • 1863 October 18, (Hilon A. Parker)
Bull Run, 1st Battle of, Va., 1861.
  • 1861 August 11, (Kendrick W. Brown)
Butler, Benjamin Franklin, 1818-1893.
  • 1865 January 14, (Hilon A. Parker)
Camps (Military)--Missouri.
  • 1861 November 30, (Harvey M. Parker)
Cedar Creek, Battle of, 1864.
  • 1864 October 20-21, (Diary)
  • 1864 October 21, (Hilon A. Parker)
  • [ca.1910], (Speech)
Children.
  • 1910 May 27, (Speech at Longwood School)
Christianity.
  • 1863 April 22, (Hilon A. Parker)
Christmas.
  • 1862 December 28, (Hilon A. Parker)
  • 1863 December 27, (Hilon A. Parker)
Civilians--New York (State)--Civil War, 1861-1865.
  • 1863 May 31, (Hilon A. Parker)
Civilians--Virginia--Civil War, 1861-1865.
  • 1864 October 2, (Hilon A. Parker)
  • 1865 April 9, (Hilon A. Parker)
Cold Harbor (Va.) Battlefield.
  • 1865 June 4, (Hilon A. Parker)
Cold Harbor, Battle of, 1864.
  • 1864 June 5, (Hilon A. Parker)
  • [1884?], (Speech)
Complaining.
  • 1862 October 19, (Hilon A. Parker)
Confederate States of America--Politics and government.
  • 1862 December 29, (Harvey M. Parker)
Copperhead (Nickname)--New York (State)
  • 1863 July 11, (Jeremiah Chrysler)
  • 1863 July 25, (Alpheus Parker)
  • 1863 August 2, (Hilon A. Parker)
Counterinsurgency.
  • 1862 August 10, (Harvey M. Parker)
  • 1862 October 13, (Hilon A. Parker)
Courage.
  • 1863 August 9, (Hilon A. Parker)
Courts martial and courts of inquiry.
  • 1864 December 3, (Hilon A. Parker)
Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889.
  • 1865 May 15, (Diary)
  • 1865 May 17, (Diary)
Death.
  • 1864 July 2, (Hilon A. Parker)
  • 1864 July 24, (Hilon A. Parker)
Democratic Party.
  • 1863 August 2, (Hilon A. Parker)
Deserters, Military.
  • 1863 March 15, (Hilon A. Parker)
  • 1863 April 9, (Hilon A. Parker)
  • 1863 April 22, (Hilon A. Parker)
  • 1863 April 27, (Hilon A. Parker)
  • 1863 May 17, (Hilon A. Parker)
  • 1863 May 31, (Hilon A. Parker)
  • 1863 June 7, (Hilon A. Parker)
  • 1864 May 9, (Hilon A. Parker)
Deserters, Military--Confederate States of America.
  • 1865 February 17, (Hilon A. Parker)
  • 1865 March 18, (Hilon A. Parker)
  • n.d. 1, (Speech)
Draft.
  • 1863 March 15, (Hilon A. Parker)
  • 1863 July 26, (Hilon A. Parker)
  • 1863 August 2, (Hilon A. Parker)
Draft quota--New York (State)
  • 1864 July 17, (Hilon A. Parker)
Draft Riot, New York, N.Y., 1863.
  • 1863 July 19, (Hilon A. Parker)
  • 1863 July 25, (Alpheus Parker)
  • 1863 August 2, (Hilon A. Parker)
Draft--Pennsylvania.
  • 1863 April 27, (Hilon A. Parker)
Draftees.
  • 1863 August 9, (Hilon A. Parker)
Drill and minor tactics.
  • 1862 October 13, (Hilon A. Parker)
  • 1862 January 13, (Hilon A. Parker)
Drury (Vessel)
  • 1865 January 28, (Hilon A. Parker)
Dutch Gap Canal (Va.)
  • 1865 January 28, (Hilon A. Parker)
Elections--New York (State)--1862.
  • 1862 October 22, (Alpheus Parker)
Emancipation Proclamation.
  • 1862 November 2, (Hilon A. Parker)
Enemy--Relations.
  • 1864 July 17, (Hilon A. Parker)
  • 1865 January 14, (Hilon A. Parker)
  • 1865 February 20, (Diary)
  • 1865 March 3, (Hilon A. Parker)
  • n.d. 1, (Speech)
English language--Dialects--Virginia.
  • 1862 December 21, (Hilon A. Parker)
Executions and executioners.
  • 1864 May 6, (Hilon A. Parker)
Family.
  • 1863 November 14, (Hilon A. Parker)
Finance, Personal.
  • 1863 January 29, (Hilon A. Parker)
  • 1863 October 7, (Hilon A. Parker)
Firearms--Accidents.
  • 1863 May 25, (Hilon A. Parker)
Fort Blakely (Ala.)--Capture, 1865.
  • 1865 April 19, (Harvey M. Parker)
Fort Brady (Va.), Skirmish at, 1865.
  • 1865 January 23-26, (Diary)
  • 1865 January 28, (Hilon A. Parker)
Fort Lyon (Va.)
  • 1864 April 3, (Hilon A. Parker)
  • 1864 April 9, (Hilon A. Parker)
Fort Meigs (Washington, D.C.)
  • 1862 October 13, (Hilon A. Parker)
  • 1863 April 27, (Hilon A. Parker)
Fort Meigs (Washington, D.C.)--Drawings.
  • See Notebook, 1863-66, p. 1
Fort Meigs (Washington, D.C.)--Maps.
  • 1862 October 13, (Hilon A. Parker)
  • 1863 April 27, (Hilon A. Parker)
Fort Stedman, Battle of, 1865.
  • 1865 March 30, (Hilon A. Parker)
Fortification, Field.
  • 1864 June 10, (Hilon A. Parker)
Fourth of July celebrations.
  • 1864 July 9, (Hilon A. Parker)
Fragging.
  • 1863 March 15, (Hilon A. Parker)
Freedmen--Virginia.
  • 1865 May 7, (Hilon A. Parker)
  • 1865 June 3, (Hilon A. Parker)
Fugitive slaves--Virginia.
  • 1863 June 16, (Hilon A. Parker)
Garrison duty--Maryland.
  • passim 1862 SeptemberÐ1864 April
Grand Army of the Republic.
  • See Speeches and addresses
Grant, Ulysses S., 1833-1885.
  • 1863 April 21, (Harvey M. Parker)
  • 1864 April 17, (Hilon A. Parker)
  • 1864 June 10, (Hilon A. Parker)
  • 1864 July 31, (Hilon A. Parker)
  • [1884?], (Speech)
Guerrillas--Virginia.
  • 1864 December 6, (Hilon A. Parker)
Harper's Ferry (W.Va.)
  • 1864 September 25, (Hilon A. Parker)
Homesickness.
  • 1863 April 22, (Hilon A. Parker)
  • 1863 May 31, (Hilon A. Parker)
Hooker, Joseph, 1814-1879.
  • 1863 April 27, (Hilon A. Parker)
  • 1863 May 4, (Hilon A. Parker)
Insanity.
  • 1863 July 19, (Hilon A. Parker)
Kilpatrick-Dahlgren Raid, 1864.
  • 1864 March 9, (Hilon A. Parker)
Knights of the Golden Circle.
  • 1862 August 10, (Harvey M. Parker)
Lee, Robert E., 1807-1870.
  • 1863 October 18, (Hilon A. Parker)
Letter-writing.
  • [1863 April?], (Hilon A. Parker)
Letters--Psychological aspects.
  • 1863 November 14, (Hilon A. Parker)
Lice.
  • 1864 September 13, (Hilon A. Parker)
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.
  • 1862 December 29, (Harvey M. Parker)
  • 1863 June 19, (F. Fairman)
  • 1863 August 2, (Hilon A. Parker)
  • 1903 February 10, (B. B. Brayton)
  • n.d. (2)
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865--Assassination.
  • 1865 April 22, (Hilon A. Parker)
  • 1865 April 16-29, (Diary)
  • 1865 May 5, (Diary)
Loyalty oaths.
  • 1865 April 22, (Hilon A. Parker)
Maple sugar.
  • 1863 April 22, (Hilon A. Parker)
Marches--Virginia.
  • 1864 November 6, (Hilon A. Parker)
Marshall House (Alexandria, Va.)
  • See Notebook 1863-66, p. 10
McClellan, George Brinton, 1826-1885.
  • 1862 November 18, (Hilon A. Parker)
  • 1863 August 2, (Hilon A. Parker)
Meade, George Gordon, 1815-1872.
  • 1863 October 18, (Hilon A. Parker)
  • [1884?], (Speech)
Mining.
  • 1864 July 26, (Hilon A. Parker)
Mobile Campaign, 1865.
  • 1865 April 19, (Harvey M. Parker)
Morale.
  • 1863 March 15, (Hilon A. Parker)
  • 1863 April 27, (Hilon A. Parker)
  • 1863 November 14, (Hilon A. Parker)
Morale--Confederate States of America.
  • 1863 April 27, (Hilon A. Parker)
  • 1863 May 17, (Hilon A. Parker)
Mortars (Ordnance)--Drawings.
  • See Notebook, 1863-65
Mosby, John Singleton, 1833-1916.
  • 1864 December 3, (Hilon A. Parker)
Mothers and sons.
  • 1863 November 14, (Hilon A. Parker)
Mustering-in.
  • 1862 August 17, (Hilon A. Parker)
New York (City)
  • 1862 September 20, (Hilon A. Parker)
Ordnance--Accidents.
  • 1865 May 7, (Hilon A. Parker)
Ordnance--Drawings.
  • See Notebook, 1863-66
Parker, Harvey M.
  • 1863 November 8, (Hilon A. Parker)
Patriotism.
  • 1862 November 20, (Harvey M. Parker)
Petersburg (Va.)
  • 1865 April 5, (Hilon A. Parker)
  • 1865 April 9, (Hilon A. Parker)
Petersburg (Va.)--Capture, 1865.
  • 1865 April 2-3, (Diary)
  • 1865 April 3, (Hilon A. Parker)
  • 1865 April 5, (Hilon A. Parker)
  • n.d. 1, (Speech)
Petersburg (Va.)--Siege, 1864.
  • 1864 June 15-August 1, (Diary)
  • 1864 July 2, (Hilon A. Parker)
  • 1864 July 9, (Hilon A. Parker)
  • 1864 July 17, (Hilon A. Parker)
  • 1864 July 24, (Hilon A. Parker)
  • 1864 July 24-25, (Hilon A. Parker)
  • 1864 July 26, (Hilon A. Parker)
  • [1884?], (Speech)
Petersburg Crater, Battle of, 1864.
  • 1864 July 31, (Hilon A. Parker)
  • [1884?], (Speech)
Petersburg, Battle of, 1864.
  • 1864 June 19, (Hilon A. Parker)
  • [1884?], (Speech)
Picket duty--Virginia.
  • 1864 April 9, (Hilon A. Parker)
  • 1864 July 17, (Hilon A. Parker)
Poetry.
  • See United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865-Poetry
Post-war plans.
  • 1863 November 21, (Harvey M. Parker)
Presentation swords.
  • 1863 September 11, (Hilon A. Parker)
  • 1863 September 13, (Hilon A. Parker)
Presidents--United States--Election--1864.
  • 1864 October 21, (Hilon A. Parker)
Psychiatric hospitals.
  • 1863 July 5, (Hilon A. Parker)
Reporters and reporting--Confederate States of America.
  • 1865 January 28, (Hilon A. Parker)
Republican Party.
  • 1863 July 25, (Alpheus Parker)
  • 1863 August 2, (Hilon A. Parker)
Richmond (Va.)
  • 1865 June 4, (Hilon A. Parker)
Robbery.
  • 1864 December 6, (Hilon A. Parker)
Rosecrans, William Starke, 1819-1898.
  • 1863 September 27, (Hilon A. Parker)
Rumor.
  • 1863 March 15, (Hilon A. Parker)
Sabotage.
  • 1863 February 8, (Harvey M. Parker)
Scorched-earth policy.
  • 1864 October 1, (Diary)
  • 1864 October 2, (Hilon A. Parker)
  • 1864 October 14, (Hilon A. Parker)
Self-inflicted wounds.
  • 1864 July 24-25, (Hilon A. Parker)
Seymour, Horatio, 1810-1886.
  • 1863 August 2, (Hilon A. Parker)
Shenandoah Valley (Va.)
  • 1864 September 28-30, (Hilon A. Parker)
Shenandoah Valley Campaign, 1864.
  • 1864 September 27-December 10, (Diary)
  • 1864 October 2, (Hilon A. Parker)
  • 1864 October 6, (Hilon A. Parker)
  • 1864 October 14, (Hilon A. Parker)
  • 1864 November 6, (Hilon A. Parker)
  • 1864 December 6, (Hilon A. Parker)
Sickles, Daniel Edgar, 1819-1914.
  • 1863 October 25, (Hilon A. Parker)
Slavery.
  • 1863 June 16, (Hilon A. Parker)
Smallpox.
  • 1863 January 7, (Hilon A. Parker)
  • 1863 January 29, (Hilon A. Parker)
Smithsonian Institute (Washington, D.C.)
  • 1862 December 28, (Hilon A. Parker)
Soldiers' bodies, Disposition of.
  • [1884?], (Speech)
Soldiers--Books and reading.
  • 1863 September 24, (Hilon A. Parker)
Soldiers--Death.
  • 1862 December 10, (Hilon A. Parker)
  • 1863 June 21, (Hilon A. Parker)
  • 1864 June 5, (Hilon A. Parker)
  • n.d. 1, (Speech)
Soldiers--Recreation.
  • 1863 October 29, (Hilon A. Parker)
Solidarity.
  • 1863 November 21, (Harvey M. Parker)
Souvenirs.
  • 1862 November 18, (Hilon A. Parker)
  • 1863 February 8, (Hilon A. Parker)
Speeches and addresses.
  • [1881 May?]
  • [1884?]
  • [ca.1895 May]
  • [1898 May]
  • [after 1898 July] (2)
  • [ca. 1900 May]
  • 1903 September 23 (2)
  • 1910 May 27 (2)
  • [ca.1910]
  • n.d. (3)
Spelling.
  • 1862 December 29, (Harvey M. Parker)
Spies.
  • 1863 April 9, (Hilon A. Parker)
Spotsylvania Campaign, 1864.
  • 1864 May 6, (Hilon A. Parker)
Stampedes.
  • 1863 December 13, (Hilon A. Parker)
Starvation.
  • 1862 October 19, (Hilon A. Parker)
  • 1863 March 15, (Hilon A. Parker)
Stealing.
  • 1863 March 15, (Hilon A. Parker)
Target practice.
  • 1862 December 21, (Hilon A. Parker)
  • 1863 April 14, (Hilon A. Parker)
  • 1863 June 16, (Hilon A. Parker)
Tents.
  • 1862 October 13, (Hilon A. Parker)
  • [1863 April?], (Hilon A. Parker)
Thanksgiving Day.
  • 1863 November 26, (Hilon A. Parker)
  • 1864 December 6, (Hilon A. Parker)
Tobacco.
  • 1865 March 3, (Hilon A. Parker)
Trench warfare.
  • 1864 July 17, (Hilon A. Parker)
  • 1864 July 24-25, (Hilon A. Parker)
United States Christian Commission.
  • 1863 April 9, (Hilon A. Parker)
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.
  • 1862 November 18, (Hilon A. Parker)
  • 1863 April 27, (Hilon A. Parker)
  • 1863 June 19, (F. Fairman)
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Afro-Americans.
  • 1862 October 13, (Hilon A. Parker)
  • 1863 October 18, (Hilon A. Parker)
  • 1863 November 14, (Hilon A. Parker)
  • 1863 December 6, (Hilon A. Parker)
  • 1864 June 19, (Hilon A. Parker)
  • 1864 September 5, (Hilon A. Parker)
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Casualties (Statistics, etc.)
  • 1864 July 17, (Hilon A. Parker)
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Desertions.
  • 1865 February 17, (Hilon A. Parker)
  • 1865 March 3, (Hilon A. Parker)
  • [ca.1910], (Speech)
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Destruction.
  • 1863 April 27, (Hilon A. Parker)
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Drama.
  • n.d.
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Fiction.
  • n.d.
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Health aspects.
  • 1864 April 17, (Hilon A. Parker)
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Medical care.
  • 1863 July 19, (Hilon A. Parker)
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Naval operations.
  • 1865 January 28, (Hilon A. Parker)
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Participation, African-American.
  • 1863 June 7, (Hilon A. Parker)
  • 1863 August 24, (Harvey M. Parker)
  • 1864 July 31, (Hilon A. Parker)
  • [1884?], (Speech)
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Peace.
  • 1865 April 9-13, (Diary)
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Personal narratives.
  • 1910 May 27 (2)
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Poetry.
  • 1863 May 17, (Hilon A. Parker)
  • See Notebook, 1863-66, pp. 1-28
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Scouts and scouting.
  • 1863 May 18, (William Bartholomew)
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Transportation.
  • 1864 May 28-30, (Hilon A. Parker)
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Veterans.
  • See Speeches and addresses
United States--History--Songs and music.
  • 1864 July 17, (Hilon A. Parker)
  • 1864 October 2, (Hilon A. Parker)
United States--Politics and government--Civil War, 1861-1865.
  • 1862 December 29, (Harvey M. Parker)
  • 1863 July 25, (Alpheus Parker)
  • 1863 August 2, (Hilon A. Parker)
United States. Army of the Potomac.
  • 1862 February 8, (Harvey M. Parker)
  • 1862 February 22, (Harvey M. Parker)
  • 1863 April 27, (Hilon A. Parker)
  • 1863 May 17, (Harvey M. Parker)
United States. Army--Artillery--Military life.
  • 1862 October 13, (Hilon A. Parker)
United States. Army--Barracks and quarters.
  • 1864 November 12, (Hilon A. Parker)
United States. Army--Enlistment.
  • 1862 August 10, (Harvey M. Parker)
United States. Army--Generals.
  • 1863 June 6, (Harvey M. Parker)
United States. Army--Infantry.
  • 1862 November 20, (Harvey M. Parker)
United States. Army--Leaves and furloughs.
  • 1863 July 19, (Hilon A. Parker)
  • 1864 March 4, (Hilon A. Parker)
United States. Army--Non-commissioned officers.
  • 1862 September 10, (Harvey M. Parker)
United States. Army--Promotions.
  • 1863 March 3, (Hilon A. Parker)
  • 1863 March 15, (Hilon A. Parker)
  • 1863 August 2, (Hilon A. Parker)
United States. Army--Reenlistment.
  • 1862 December 29, (Harvey M. Parker)
  • 1863 November 21, (Harvey M. Parker)
United States. Army--Regiments--Relations.
  • 1863 February 8, (Harvey M. Parker)
United States. Army--Signal Corps.
  • 1863 June 28, (Hilon A. Parker)
Vaccination.
  • 1863 January 7, (Hilon A. Parker)
  • 1863 January 29, (Hilon A. Parker)
  • 1864 January 14, (Hilon A. Parker)
Vallandingham, Clement Laird, 1820-1871.
  • 1863 August 2, (Hilon A. Parker)
Vicksburg Campaign, 1863.
  • 1863 April 21, (Harvey M. Parker)
  • 1863 June 6, (Harvey M. Parker)
Virginia--Customs and manners.
  • 1862 December 21, (Hilon A. Parker)
Virginia--Description and travel.
  • 1862 October 5, (Hilon A. Parker)
  • 1862 December 21, (Hilon A. Parker)
Wallace, Lewis, 1827-1905.
  • 1861 August 18, (Harvey M. Parker)
War--Psychological aspects.
  • 1863 May 31, (Hilon A. Parker)
  • 1863 November 21, (Harvey M. Parker)
  • 1864 June 10, (Hilon A. Parker)
  • 1864 July 31, (Hilon A. Parker)
War--Religious aspects.
  • 1864 July 24, (Hilon A. Parker)
Washington (D.C.)
  • 1862 September 26, (Hilon A. Parker)
  • 1862 November 18, (Hilon A. Parker)
  • 1863 December 13, (Hilon A. Parker)
  • 1863 December 28, (Hilon A. Parker)
Washington (D.C.)--Defenses.
  • 1862 October 5, (Hilon A. Parker)
  • 1864 March 18, (Hilon A. Parker)
Winchester (Va.), Skirmish near, 1863.
  • 1863 May 2, (William Bartholomew)
  • 1863 May 18, (William Bartholomew)
Women.
  • 1862 December 21, (Hilon A. Parker)
  • 1863 October 29, (Hilon A. Parker)
Women--Conduct of life.
  • 1863 October 4, (Hilon A. Parker)